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08-02-2014 05:35 PM

how do you store your miter gauges? - 16 replies

I have several Incra miter gauge/fence units, each set up for particular uses.Needless to say, they take up a lot of precious space (I don’t have a flat surface anywhere in my shop that doesn’t have piles of items on them)my question is how do you guys store your miter gauges?most particularly, I am looking for ideas or photos of wal...

07-31-2014 04:14 PM

cyclone dust collector issue - 11 replies

Hi all,I have a Laguna cyclone dust collector that currently seems to be filling up the bag on the filter canister faster than the barrel.any ideas as to why this is happening? I am running 2 – 10’ hoses off the original Y that came with the collector, one is connected to my saw, the other gets moved between the BS, jointer and De...

03-02-2014 03:15 PM

best glue to use for laminating hardboard to plywood? - 5 replies

Hi All,I am in the process of making a new drill press table.I have a core of 3/4” baltic birch and plan on putting 1/4” tempered (smooth both sides) hardboard top and bottom.I was thinking contact cement but am wondering if there are better options?ThanksRandy

12-30-2013 01:35 PM

hooking up an IGaging DRO to a drill press - 2 replies

Hi all,I am looking for any ideas on how to best hook up an Igaging DRO to my Delta drill press.any ideas/photos of how you have done it would be appreciated

12-08-2013 03:24 PM

jet jj6csx table alignment - 1 reply

Hi all,been busy re-building my shop since a move.I have been having issues with my jointer beds being not co-planer.I figured as long as I was upgrading to a shelix head, I would fix this at the same time but I am not having any success at all. Everything I find regarding bed alignment relates to the OUTFEED side, but it appears that my INFEED ...

10-04-2012 03:07 PM

bandsaw blade - 7 replies

I have a new Rikon 10-325 BS. I have decided on the Lenox Kerfmaster, but am looking for blade width advice.People seem torn between the 1/2” and the 3/4” BS blades (regardless of Brand), citing tensioning issues. My question is, Lenox also makes a 5/8” blade…would that be a happy medium or am I missing something? I s...

09-17-2012 02:01 PM

I used shellac without decanting - 2 replies

I used some shellac without decanting to eliminate the wax, the plan was to seal a redwood burl lid, then lacquer it.unforturnately, I hadnt had my coffee yet and grabbed the wrong can.any help on my option?not too familiar with shellac.thanks for any advice

09-10-2012 04:12 PM

sometimes it pays to be a "smart ass" - 24 replies

So, its Saturday morning and I am standing in my shop (currently in my 2 car garage) when I hear an odd noise.walking out on the dreiveway, I see an old guy (I later found out he is 83) driving down my street in a very large “cherry picker” lift..that may seem odd, but I live in a rather small town. As he gets up to my house, being the “smart...

08-28-2012 03:40 AM

hand plane experts, your opinions please - 7 replies

,Hi guys,found this on CL tonite, its close to home and was wondering if these are worth cleaning up? ‘ dont know too much about planes, but would like to get started on a nice collection

07-03-2012 02:33 PM

JET 708749B JWBS-16B, 16 in. Band Saw - 14 replies

Does anyone have this or heard any info on it?I am in need of a larger bandsaw and saw this is on sale for $1190.00 plus free shipping from CPO Jetany input would be most appreciated

06-30-2012 07:03 PM

RIDGID Oscillating Edge/Belt Spindle Sander - 12 replies

does anyone have one of these or have thoughts on them?I am needing a good spindle sander. thanksRandy

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